EM1706I "Reflux: Beyond the Burn" (IM GR-060217)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is very common in the United States, affecting 20-40% of the population. There is an additional portion of patients with atypical reflux symptoms, including pulmonary and otolaryngology manifestations of disease, known as extra-esophageal reflux (EER). This presentation reviews the current data around the pathophysiology, clinical features, evaluation and management of EER.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • To understand typical GERD and its pathophysiology
  • To recognize Extraintestinal Manifestations of Reflux (EER)
  • To develop a Treatment approach to EER including the role of GI diagnostic testing
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Rozina Mithani, M.D.Rozina Mithani, M.D.
Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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